Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Isakson kicks off re-election bid

ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson kicked off the 2016 campaign on Monday, announcing his re-election bid surrounded by top Republicans at the state Capitol.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Early voting begins next week for runoff

Trip Derryberry and Mack Taylor were the top two vote-getters Nov. 4 in the field of four vying to fill the Columbia County Board of Commissioners District 3 seat vacated by Charles Allen.

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Deal celebrates win, lays out second-term priorities

ATLANTA - Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday that his second term will include a deliberate approach to reviewing how Georgia funds K-12 schools, one day after defeating Democrat Jason Carter.
By Kathleen Foody

Groups question elections officials after hassles at polls

ATLANTA - State and national civil rights groups say issues some voters faced when they went to the polls Tuesday reinforced their skepticism toward Georgia elections officials and voter ...

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Runoffs likely, poll indicates

ATLANTA -- A poll released Monday show that by the time all the votes are counted Tuesday night, the elections for governor and senator are likely to go extra innings.

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Nunn says government should solve problems

ATLANTA — A frequent topic in Michelle Nunn’s stump speech illustrates how her political philosophy differs from her Senate opponent, David Perdue.
By Walter C. Jones

3 keys to victory in Georgia Senate race

As Georgia's tight race for U.S. Senate barrels toward Election Day, three areas are key to whether Michelle Nunn or David Perdue win or end up in a Jan. 6 runoff.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Perdue wants to bring a CEO's perspective to the Senate

ATLANTA - From start to finish, David Perdue's campaign has been primarily about applying his perspective as a former corporate head to reining in the federal budget.
By Walter C. Jones

Deal rallies supporters with Christie while Carter swings through south Georgia

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The candidates for Georgia governor campaigned in separate areas of the state on Saturday, counting on support from big names in a final push to Tuesday's election.
By Kathleen Foody

Swafford only candidate in race with experience

ATLANTA - Of the three candidates running for the open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia this fall, only one has ever held public office, Amanda Swafford.
By Walter C. Jones

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Deal, Carter, Nunn, Perdue make closing pitches

ATLANTA - Georgia's rough-and-tumble campaigns for governor and U.S. Senate are nearing the end - or at least the next round.
By Bill Barrow

Retired teacher challenges Jackson for state Senate seat

Retired Hart County educator Brenda Jor­dan isn't afraid to take on seasoned Columbia County legislator Bill Jackson Sr. for the Georgia Senate District 24 post.
By Susan McCord

Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014

Deal compares Democrat Carter to Obama

ATLANTA - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is joining GOP candidates across the country increasingly working to tie their Democratic opponents to President Obama in the final days of his campaign against ...
By Kathleen Foody

Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014

Judge declines to act on Georgia voting dispute

ATLANTA - Days before the midterm elections, a state judge declined to act in a dispute over 56,000 voter registration applications in a politically charged state.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Carter offers biggest difference between candidates in decades

ATLANTA - Jason Carter's candidacy gives Georgia voters the starkest differences between major-party candidates for governor in decades.
By Walter C. Jones

Deal says his performance merits re-election

ATLANTA - Governors facing re-election recognize it comes down to a referendum on how they did in the first term, and Nathan Deal points to his economic-development track record as reason to renew ...
By Walter C. Jones

Hunt offers alternative to veteran politicians in governor's race

ATLANTA - The barrage of negative advertisements about Republican Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter is helping Libertarian Andrew Hunt make his case for a third alternative in the governor's race.
By Walter C. Jones

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Voters weigh ideology, compromise with Perdue, Nunn

McDONOUGH, Ga. - Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns across the state for a key seat in the fight for control of ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Barrow unfazed by Republican attacks

Rep. John Barrow says he still meets people on the campaign trail who admit they’ve never voted for a Democrat, but will break tradition because of his tendency to put Georgia’s 12th Congressional ...
By Wesley Brown

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Democrats target turnout for Sunday voting

Registered voters in Augusta-Richmond County can cast ballots in the Nov. 4 election from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Advance Voting Center at Augusta Municipal Building, 530 Greene St.
By Susan McCord
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